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(A) The Planning and Zoning Board, within 30 days following the conclusion of the public hearing, shall transmit to the Village Board a written report giving its findings and recommendations for action to be taken by the Village Board. The Planning and Zoning Board shall recommend either approval of the preliminary plan as submitted, approval of the preliminary plan subject to specified conditions and modifications not included in the preliminary plan as submitted.
(B) The Planning and Zoning Board’s recommendation shall include not only conclusions but also whether findings of fact related to the proposal would or would not be in the public interest, including but not limited to findings of fact on the following:
(1) In what respects the proposed plan is or is not consistent with the stated purpose of the planned unit development regulations;
(2) The extent to which the proposed plan meets the requirements and standards of the planned unit development regulations;
(3) The extent to which the proposed plan departs from the zoning and subdivision regulations otherwise applicable to the subject property, including but not limited to the density, dimension, area, bulk and use and the reasons why such departures are or are not deemed to be in the public interest;
(4) The nature and extent of the common open space in the planned unit development, the reliability of the proposals for maintenance and conservation of the common open space, and the adequacy or inadequacy of the amount and function of the open space in terms of the densities and dwelling types proposed in the plan;
(5) The plat of the plan and the manner in which the plat does or does not make adequate provision for public services, provide adequate control over vehicular traffic and further the amenities of light and air, recreation and visual enjoyment;
(6) The relationship and compatibility, beneficial or adverse, of the proposed plan to the adjacent properties and neighborhood;
(7) The desirability of the proposed plan to physical development, tax base and economic well-being of the entire community;
(8) The conformity with the recommendations of a Comprehensive Plan for the village; and
(9) In the case of a plan which proposes development over a period of years, the sufficiency of the terms and conditions proposed to protect the interests of the public and the residents of the planned unit development in the integrity of the plan.
(Ord. 1999-2, Zoning § 22, subs. .190, passed 2-15-1999)